The time has not yet come to remove your chips from the table: Precigen Inc (PGEN)

With 0.65 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained heavier than its average volume of 0.46 shares. The 52-week range on PGEN shows that it touched its highest point at $1.92 and its lowest point at $0.81 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $9.00. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.71.

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Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of PGEN was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 0.72%, but this was up by 3.70% over a month. Three-month performance surged to 11.11% while six-month performance fell -7.89%. The stock lost -22.65% in the past year, while it has gained 4.48% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for PGEN yields -0.37 with Next year EPS estimates of -0.31. For the next quarter, that number is -0.08. This implies an EPS growth rate of 10.79% for this year and 14.08% for next year. EPS is expected to grow by 2.40% annually over the next five years; however, over the past five years, the company experienced an annual growth rate of 19.50%.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 208.15 million PGEN shares are outstanding with a float of 125.04 million shares on hand for trading. On Jan 31, 2024, short shares totaled 18.71 million, which was 7.52% higher than short shares on Dec 29, 2023. In addition to Mr. Randal J. Kirk J.D. as the firm’s Executive Chairman, Dr. Helen Sabzevari MPH, Ph.D. serves as its President, CEO & Director.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 63.38% of PGEN’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have majority control over the company.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for PGEN since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential. With PGEN analysts setting a high price target of $14.00 and a low target of $6.00, the average target price over the next 12 months is $9.00. Based on these targets, PGEN could surge 900.0% to reach the target high and rise by 328.57% to reach the target low. Reaching the average price target will result in a growth of 542.86% from current levels.

Summary of Insider Activity:

Insiders traded PGEN stock several times over the past three months with 0 Buys and 0 Sells. In these transactions, 0 shares were bought while 0 shares were sold. The number of buy transactions has increased to 47 while that of sell transactions has risen to 20 over the past year. The total number of shares bought during that period was 3,489,856 while 359,020 shares were sold.